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Fat Tire Amber Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
81
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5,996 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 5,996
Reviews: 1,778
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 119
Gots: 415 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 10-07-2000)
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pinotboy007

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3.2/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A-Crystal clear amber that's almost Pils-like in its clarity, along with a decent, khaki head that subsides but manages to stick around. Minimal lacing.

S-Scents of Belgian malt with a bit of cinnamon.

T-Biscuit, tea, with a very light hoppiness. Not particularly exciting but not bad, either.

M-Light on its feet; probably good even in warmer weather.

O-The jury is still out, and wile the beer has its qualities it's not really my preference, despite the reasonable ABV.

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2011 19:25:42 | More by pinotboy007
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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 5,996 ratings.